Announcements

Looking to teach in higher education? The "Faculty Job Applications" Workshop Series this January and February can help with that!

Submitted on January 18, 2017
A group of students meeting with a professor to discuss a project

Looking to enter the professoriate after graduation or just want to know how to best leverage your skills in higher education fields? The "Preparing for Faculty Job Applications" Workshop Series facilitated by the Office of Instruction and Assessment can help you develop key parts of your application and get you acquainted with the best practices for applying for faculty positions.

GPSC Student Showcase 2017 - Apply by January 30 to participate!

Submitted on January 11, 2017
GPSC Student Showcase Call for Applications - Apply by January 30

Looking for a venue at which to present your research or creative work to the public? Apply for GPSC Student Showcase. Student Showcase is the largest and one of the longest running exhibition of student research and creative work on campus. Participants have the opportunity to do poster presentations of their work for the public and a chance to win cash prizes and other recognition.

Think Tank Grad Student Workshops 2017 New Location - La Aldea Residence Hall

Submitted on January 5, 2017
Spring 2017 Think Tank Grad Student Workshop Schedule

The UA Think Tank, in collaboration with campus partners, is proud to host another series of workshops for graduate students. Covering a variety of topics, these workshops provide quick tips, resources, and strategies to help students be successful during their studies at the UA. The location of the workshops for Spring 2017 is at La Aldea Graduate Residence Hall. La Aldea is located at 825 E 5th Street, near Euclid and 6th Street.

Please see the schedule of workshops below.

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Interested in data science? Check out the Data Incubator Fellowship

Submitted on January 4, 2017

Data science aka Big Data is a burgeoning field, often crossing disciplinary boundaries and leading to exciting projects and innovations. The Data Incubator Fellowship program helps individuals hone and develop skills to be effective contributors or users of data science, and it's all free. Read the message from Michael Li, a postdoc from Cornell University, to learn more about the Data Incubator Fellowship.

Science Communication Workshops by the Alan Alda Center this February - Sign up by January 15

Submitted on January 3, 2017

Do you ever wonder what makes a successful communicator?

Do you wish you knew how to effectively communicate your science to various audiences?

Come learn how to be not just a successful science communicator, but a remarkable science communicator, from the experts at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science® at Stony Brook University. Register today to secure one of the 32 slots available.

 

Spring 2017 Foreign Accent Modification Workshop Enrollment Open

Submitted on January 3, 2017

This spring 2017, the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is offering its semester long workshop on accent modification. It’s well worth checking out.

 

SLHS 497/597: Workshop on Foreign Accent Modification (1 credit)

  • Instructor: Janet Hawley, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Spring 2017: January 11th-May 4th
  • Thursdays 9:00-10:00 AM
  • Location: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Room 203, 1131 E Second St, AZ 85721

Course Description

Survival Skills and Ethics course is accepting students. Learn research-based strategies for graduate school and beyond!

Submitted on November 2, 2016

Looking for information on how to be successful in graduate school and beyond? Professor Jenny Hoit's Survival Skills and Ethics course this spring is a proven resource for success. In addition to spreading research-based strategies on a variety of topics germane to graduate student and postdoc success, all students have the opportunity to earn Responsible Conduct of Research certification upon course completion. Please see the information below for more details.

Graduate Writing Oases Program to offer graduate students dedicated writing space and assistance

Submitted on October 25, 2016
Student writing with a pen and paper

The UA Graduate Center, in collaboration with the Writing Skills Improvement Program and the Think Tank, invites you to our new program, Graduate Writing Oases.

 

Starting November 3, we will provide spaces throughout campus where you can focus on your writing projects—whether class assignments, theses, grant proposals, dissertations, or manuscripts for publication. Each writing oasis location will be open for three hours. During the first hour, a writing specialist from the Writing Skills Improvement Program or the Think Tank will be available to answer questions and provide suggestions.

Site hosts are the Office of Student Engagement in the Student Union, the Writing Skills Improvement Program in the Geronimo building on University Boulevard, and the Poetry Center

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